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Why Buy a Custom Mouthguard

For most contact sports, getting knocked about is just part of the game. Whether it's footy, hockey or boxing, armed with the right mouthguard, athletes give themselves the best chance of avoiding some nasty injuries. But surprisingly, many clubs - local and professional, don't enforce rules requiring players to wear mouthguards. Even when these rules are enforced, it's clear that there are no set guidelines for the standard or quality of mouthguards that should be used. Fortunately, the Australian Dental Association (ADA) decided to step in late last year, launching a "No Mouthguard No Play" policy. The campaign, launched together...

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Where Can You Buy Mouthguards

Most people will buy their mouthguards from stores selling sporting goods. These are of the "boil-and-bite" variety that is the economical mouthguard of choice. Boil-and-bite mouthguards cost about $15, but offer very little protection compared to their custom counterparts. Cheap mouthguards aren't always effective, and sometimes, paying a little bit more can go a long way. Athletes who are especially concerned with injuries will often turn to dentists or other dental professionals to obtain a custom-made mouthguard. Unlike the cheaper boil-and-bite mouthguards, custom mouthguards are made by dental professionals who take meticulous care in creating the perfect mould for their...

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How to Mould your Mouthguard Impression

Getting an accurate impression of your teeth is easy with the Gameday Mouthguards Home Impression Kit. It allows users to create a quality impression of their teeth in the comfort of their own homes. How do you take an impression? The process is straightforward. Here are the steps you should follow to get an accurate impression of your teeth: The first thing you should do before you start taking an impression is to go through the instructions checklist included in your Gameday package. Watch the following video a few times to familiarise yourself with the fitting process: Place the impression...

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